Office of Admissions
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Physical/Express Mail Address
University of Idaho
709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844


Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

International Student Language Requirements

The following are acceptable as proof of English competency for students for whom English is not their primary language. The substitutions are considered to be equivalent to a TOEFL score of 525/70 and are available only for undergraduate students applying for admission in degree and non-degree seeking programs.

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 525 on the paper test or 70 on the internet based test.
  • Completion of the University of Idaho American Language and Culture Program (ALCP).
  • SAT critical reading with a minimum score of 500.
  • Completion from Lewis-Clark State College Institute of Intensive English Bridge Program.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 6.0.
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic with a score of 48
  • ELS Language Centers with a pass of Level 112 (www.els.edu)
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) with a pass.
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) with a pass.
  • Cambridge International "O" Levels with a pass.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) with a score of 74.
  • English proficiency demonstration is waived for any applicant who has a previous degree at an accredited U.S. institution.
  • Based on the judgment of the Admissions Office, students who have taken English classes at U.S. institutions and passed those classes may have the English proficiency demonstration waived.
  • A waiver for this requirement is automatically granted to students from countries where English is the native language and/or the official language for academic instruction.